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Genetic carrier screening explained 

Antonio Urbano Carrillo, PhD
Geneticist at UR Vistahermosa , PreGen (UR Vistahermosa)

Category:
Donor Eggs, Genetics PGS / PGT-A

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From this video you will find out:
  • What is genetic carrier screening (GCS)?
  • What is an example of Mendelian inheritance?
  • Why is genetics so important?
  • How many and which diseases should be included in a carrier screening?
  • Can we screen all diseases?
  • What are the most common genetic diseases that an expanded carrier screening can test for?
  • What is Expanded Carrier Screening (ECS) when and how is it done?
  • What genetic matching means, and how is it performed?

How is genetic carrier screening test done and who needs it?

In this session, Dr Antonio Urbano Carrillo, PhD, Geneticist at UR Vistahermosa, Alicante, Spain talked about genetic carrier screening,  types of carrier screening panels available, reasons for testing and how it works.

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Authors
Antonio Urbano Carrillo, PhD

Antonio Urbano Carrillo, PhD

Dr Antonio Urbano Carrillo is a Clinical Geneticist. Doctor in Biology from Miguel Hernández University (UMH). Master in Biotechnology from Pablo de Olavide University (Seville) and Master in Genetics and Reproductive Medicine from Miguel Hernández University (Alicante). Responsible for the area of ​​molecular and preimplantation genetic diagnosis of the Genetics Unit of the UR International Group (Hospital Vistahermosa in Alicante). Associate professor at the Miguel Hernández University, and I teach in Master's Degree in Genetics and Reproductive Medicine at the UMH, Expert Course in Genomics at EADE Málaga, Update Course in Human Genetics 3 edition (AEGH), Applications of Genetics in Human Reproduction Assisted (Grupo de interés de Genética de ASEBIR). Member of the Commission for Reproductive Genetics of AEGH, and member of ASEBIR.
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Caroline Kulczycka

Caroline Kulczycka

Caroline Kulczycka is managing MyIVFAnswers.com and has been hosting IVFWEBINARS dedicated to patients struggling with infertility since 2020. She's highly motivated and believes that educating patients so that they can make informed decisions is essential in their IVF journey. In the past, she has been working as an International Patient Coordinator, where she was helping and directing patients on their right path. She also worked in the tourism industry, and dealt with international customers on a daily basis, including working abroad. In her free time, you’ll find her travelling, biking, learning new things, or spending time outdoors.
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